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Newcastle United 3-0 Cardiff City

Match summary

19 Jan 2019
Newcastle United v Cardiff City

Fabian Schar scored his first two Premier League goals as Newcastle United beat Cardiff City 3-0 at St James' Park.

The Swiss centre-back surged forward, charged into the penalty area and finished superbly for the opener on 24 minutes.

He made it 2-0 in the 63rd minute with a close-range finish after Matt Ritchie's corner was flicked on by Jamaal Lascelles.

Ayoze Perez, who had twice earlier been denied by Neil Etheridge saves, added a third in stoppage time as he turned in Salomon Rondon's cross.

Victory moves Newcastle up to 17th place on 21 points, two points and one position above Cardiff.

See: Newcastle reportCardiff report

Next fixtures

Newcastle: 29 Jan v Man City (H)
Cardiff: 29 Jan v Arsenal (A)

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